Zaire Barnes

Linebacker

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $963,392 (0.37% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $915,000 (0.35% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.95
  • Contract Value: $4,033,568 ($1,008,392 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $193,568
  • Contract Ranking: 142/249 at LB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202324$750,000$48,392$731,7250.3%
202425$915,000$48,392$963,3920.4%
202526$1,030,000$48,392$1,078,3920.4%
202627$1,145,000$48,392$1,193,3920.4%
Total$3,840,000$193,568$3,966,901

Contract Notes

Zaire Barnes signed a four year contract worth $4,033,568 with the Jets on May 5, 2023. The contract has $193,568 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $193,568.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
$2M
$3M
$4M
Old Money2023202420252026
Cash Due$66,667$876,901$915,000$1,030,000$1,145,000
Running Cash$943,568$1,858,568$2,888,568$4,033,568
Career Earnings: $876,901
Career APY: $876,901
Potential Earnings: $3,966,901
Total Guarantees: $193,568
Largest Cash Payment: $1,145,000 (2026)
Largest Cap Number: $1,193,392 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedActive20234$4,033,568$1,008,392$193,568$876,90121.7%$876,901
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets1$876,901$876,901$731,7250.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Jets$750,000$48,392$731,7250.3%$876,901
2024Jets$915,000$48,392$963,3920.4%$915,000
2025Jets$1,030,000$48,392$1,078,3920.4%$1,030,000
2026Jets$1,145,000$48,392$1,193,3920.4%$1,145,000
Total$3,840,000$193,568$3,966,901$3,966,901

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20234090.0%6.6%0000000000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,826,000 $3,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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